Employed - 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Life-Stages/Employed en-US Stress Less About Retirement With These Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips According to a 2017 telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll in support of National Capability Month, the "Golden Years" are losing their luster as many Americans anticipate financial sacrifices in retirement.  

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:14:40 EDT
Week 3 Challenge: Review Your Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget Tracking your spending and saving gave you a better understanding of where your money is currently going. Now it’s time to plan out where it should be going.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:55:00 EDT
Week 2 Challenge: Track Your Spending and Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving Now that you identified your #360lifegoals, the next step toward achieving them is to track your spending and saving. 

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:06:55 EDT
Tax Refunds - Tidbits for Taxpayers https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Filing-Your-Taxes/Tax-Refunds-Tidbits-for-Taxpayers https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Filing-Your-Taxes/Tax-Refunds-Tidbits-for-Taxpayers Short article on IRS actions affecting refunds and other considerations taxpayers will want to take into account.

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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:58:26 EDT
Beware: The IRS is Paying More Attention to Fundraising (even the small stuff) https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff Something as harmless sounding as a raffle or charity game night could, in fact, create legal or tax problems.  Learn the facts behind some common misunderstandings about booster clubs and other fundraisers.  

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Thu, 26 May 2016 17:09:38 EDT
What Baseball Can Teach You about Financial Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning Spring training is a tradition that baseball teams and baseball fans look forward to every year. No matter how they did last year, teams in spring training are full of hope that a new season will bring a fresh start. As this year's baseball season gets under way, here are a few lessons from America's pastime that might help you reevaluate your finances.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:29:10 EDT
Spring Cleaning Your Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt In addition to typical spring cleaning tasks, you may want to take this time to focus on your finances. In particular, now may be as good a time as ever to evaluate your debt situation and try to reduce and/or eliminate any debt obligations you may have. The following are some tips to get you started.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:23:12 EDT
Are you ready to retire? https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Are-you-ready-to-retire https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Are-you-ready-to-retire Here are some questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not you are ready to retire.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:25:15 EST
Bonds vs. Bond Funds: Which Is Better When Interest Rates Rise? https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Investor-Education/Investing-Basics/Bonds-vs.-Bond-Funds-Which-Is-Better-When-Interest-Rates-Rise https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Investor-Education/Investing-Basics/Bonds-vs.-Bond-Funds-Which-Is-Better-When-Interest-Rates-Rise

When interest rates rise, pay increased attention to any fixed-income investments you have. Here are some factors to consider when you review your portfolio: 

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:57:14 EST
Think Outside the Shoe Box When Organizing Financial Records https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-Saving/Think-Outside-the-Shoe-Box-When-Organizing-Financial-Records https://www.360financialliteracy.org/index.php/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-Saving/Think-Outside-the-Shoe-Box-When-Organizing-Financial-Records If you've ever had trouble finding an important financial document, you know why it's necessary to keep your financial records organized. Less clutter means less stress, and though you'll need to commit a bit of time up front to organize your files, you can save time and money over the long term when you can find what you need when you need it.

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:38:20 EST